Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions, Hong Kong Department of Justice Commercial Crime Specialist
Over twenty years of experience with particular focus on commercial crime and corruption.
Prosecutor having experience of serious transnational crime.
In depth work interaction with government departments and regulatory bodies Hong Kong Police; Independent Commission Against Corruption; Customs and Excise; Financial Services and Treasury Bureau; Securities and Futures Commission; Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Office of the Insurance Commissioner.
Advising on the evidence needed and investigatory approaches for complicated and involved frauds and money laundering cases.
Gavin was the legal evaluator representing Hong Kong for the joint mutual evaluation of South Korea in 2009 conducted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Asia Pacific Group (APG).
These evaluations were to assess the respective jurisdictions' compliance with the 40 plus 9 Recommendations of FATF in respect of AML and CFT and provide comprehensive reports on same by the evaluation team.
Recent head of the HKSAR's Justice Dept's asset recovery unit responsible for confiscations and restraints of criminal assets and so closely associated with anti-money laundering advice and policy.